A year mired in big time corruption
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KATHMANDU, April 14 -- Corruption remained big in 2075 BS and anti-corruption agencies took action against some big fish. As action against the corruption accused intensified, more corruption cases involved high-profile politicians, bureaucrats and others in public position have emerged.
In a first of its kind in Nepal, a commissioner of the anti-corruption agency, Commission for Investigation of Abuse of Authority (CIAA), was caught red-handed taking millions as bribe. Then CIAA commissioner Raj Narayan Pathak was arrested on the charge of receiving Rs. 7.8 million from one Lambodar Neupane and was later brought before the Special Court.
Pathak had received the money as bribe from Neupane, chief of the Nepal Engineering College Managem...
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